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Including a live concert from BBC Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff. Part: Fratres. Vasks: Violin Concerto. Rautavaara: Cantus Arcticus. Tubin: Symphony No 4. Plus music by Ravel and Debussy.

Verity Sharp continues this week featuring the BBC National Orchestra of Wales as we handover live to Nicola Heywood Thomas in Cardiff for an afternoon of music from the Baltic nations in which Estonian conductor Anu Tali returns to conduct the Orchestra. She's joined on stage by Latvian violinist Baiba Skride, to perform Distant Light by Peteris Vasks; plus there's music by Estonian Arvo Pärt, well-loved for his peaceful, minimalist music. After the live concert we've a French twist with orchestral transcriptions of piano works by Ravel and Debussy.

Arvo Part: Fratres
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Anu Tali, conductor

c2.15pm
Peteris Vasks: Concerto (Distant light) for violin and orchestra
Baiba Skride, violin
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Anu Tali, conductor

c.2.50pm
Einojuhani Rautavaara: Cantus Arcticus
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Anu Tali, conductor

c.3.10pm
Eduard Tubin: Symphony 4
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Anu Tali, conductor

c.3.55pm
Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin for orchestra
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Christoph König, conductor

c.4.10pm
Debussy orch. Busser: Petite suite
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Christoph König, conductor.

2 hours, 30 minutes

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